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MEDI 1810 - STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft

Marine Emergency Duties Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course teaches orderly abandonment of a vessel in an emergency situation; clearing the vessel; proper and effective use of equipment; and coordinating survival activities during rescue operation. The course is designed for certificated officers and for certificated ratings. Such personnel are required to complete a comprehensive MED training program of which Survival Craft is one component. This course meets the requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Convention Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Prerequisite(s)

Minimum 16 years of age.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$1,260.25

Fall 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 44257

Mon Sep 24 - Mon Oct 01 1 Week

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 24 - Sep 28 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150
Oct 01 Mon 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150

Instructor

Carl Marquardt

Course Outline

Cost

$1,260.25

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

CRN 44259

Fri Nov 02 - Fri Nov 09 1 Week

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 02 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC
Nov 05 - Nov 09 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,260.25

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

CRN 44447

Thu Nov 29 - Thu Dec 06 1 Week

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 29 - Nov 30 Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC
Dec 03 - Dec 06 Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 08:30 - 16:00 BMC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,260.25

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and proficiency in:

  • Construction and outfit of survival craft and rescue boats, and individual items of their equipment
  • Particular characteristics and facilities of survival craft and rescue boats
  • Various types of devices used for launching survival craft and rescue boats
  • Methods of launching survival craft into a rough sea
  • Methods of recovering survival craft
  • Actions to be taken after leaving the ship
  • Methods of launching and recovering rescue boats in a rough sea
  • Handling survival craft in rough weather
  • Use of painter, sea anchor, and all other equipment
  • Apportionment of food and water in survival craft
  • Action taken to maximize detectability and location of survival craft
  • Method of helicopter rescue
  • Effects of hypothermia and its prevention, use of protective covers and garments, including immersion suits and thermal protective aids
  • Use of rescue boats and motor lifeboats for marshalling life rafts and rescue of survivors, and persons in the sea
  • Beaching survival craft
  • Methods of starting and operating a survival craft engine, and its accessories, together with the use of the fire extinguisher provided
  • Radio lifesaving appliances carried in survival craft, including satellite EPIRBs and SARTs
  • Pyrotechnic distress signals
  • Use of the first-aid and resuscitation techniques
  • Management of injured persons, including control of bleeding and shock

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

MEDI 1810 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Bridge Watchman
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Marine Engineering
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma
  3. Nautical Sciences
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma

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